Prosecutors want convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff to receive the maximum sentence allowed by law which is 150 years in prison. Meanwhile his lawyers are asking for a mere 12 years. It's not as if Madoff has been a cooperative fraudster. After all he hasn't given investigators many details of his scheme or told of who else knew about the massive fraud.
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